Preparing a talk to give anywhere is a daunting experience, but giving someone else's talk takes that to a whole new level. Following these steps will not magically make it a great talk, but they will help you prepare - and maybe, just maybe, the talk will become one that you begin to give because it's become your own. This helps not only you, but also helps your company with more people spreading the message.
Hi, I'm Jeremy Meiss.
I am a Developer Relations and Community professional based in the Midwest. Currently the Director of DevRel at Solace, I was previously at Auth0, XDA, and numerous consulting gigs. I have spent the last 25+ years in technology, with a vast proportion of that in software engineering.
Developers don’t care that you know, until they know that you care.
Open source is where true innovation happens. There. I’ve said it. The free exchange of ideas, the creative juices that comes from open source and open source communities is unparalleled in proprietary businesses and software. So now that’s out of the way, let’s talk about what open source is and the advantages it can bring you and/or your business, and then we'll talk about the core pieces of building communities.